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Threading a Sewing Machine

Getting started with sewing is a bit easier if you know how to thread the machine. My friend Gina came by to help me with a machine I picked up at a yard sale. First we threaded the top of the machine, then we threaded the bobbin in the lower part of the machine.

If your machine is already threaded when you start, you won’t have to do this immediately, but if you want to change color, or when you run out of thread on the top or in the bobbin case, this step will become important. Continue reading

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Conductive Thread – Pen Stylus

Make a smartphone or tablet stylus from a scrap of fabric and some conductive thread. The design of your pen stylus can be adjusted quickly with this easy to do project. It should take only a few minutes to make the first one, which you can then test with your phone or tablet. With the feedback you get from testing, you can make another, test it and then make another. Continue reading

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